India ITME Society connecting with Textile Industry in Ghana


India ITME Society, the apex non-profit industry body from India established in 1980 organized a press conference in Ghana to promote its international events ITME Africa 2020.

The press conference which took place in Accra, at the Marriott Hotel on Wednesday 4th September, 2019, was ahead of the event which is scheduled to take place at the Millennium Hall, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 14th – 16th February, 2020.

The India ITME Society, strives to support and serve the Textile Industry through Exhibitions, Events, Trade Promotion Services, Education Scholarships, Student Placements and Consultancy etc.

The Society plays a pivotal role in strengthening the domestic as well as International Textile Industry by facilitating exchange of knowledge and technology transfer.

The guest of honour, Mrs. Afua Asabea Asare, Chief Executive Officer of Ghana Export Promotion Authority, along with representatives from many Associations, Companies and the Media, graced this business gathering.

This interaction between India and Ghana, shall not only lay the foundation for a long-term relationship between the two countries, but will also benefit Students, Technical Institutions, Women Entrepreneurs, to connect globally with latest technology information through the business portal of the society (

Mr. S. Hari Shankar, Chairman, India ITME Society, on his part extended invitation to the Ghana business community to take part in the upcoming exhibitions organised by the India ITME Society, that is;

*ITME AFRICA 2020 14th-16th February 2020, Millennium Hall, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

*INDIA ITME 2020 10th – 15th December 2020, IEML, Greater Noida, India

And to download the ITME AFRICA 2020 mobile app click

However, with specific objective of connecting to Africa, India ITME Society is organizing this international business Exhibition which focuses on business opportunities in the textile sector across the entire Africa, initializing technological revolution for textile industry, thereby creating new market opportunities for textile & textile engineering industry.

This prestigious International Textile engineering exhibition is supported by Ministry of Textiles, Government of India, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Engineering Exports promotion council (EEPC, Govt of India), Federal Republic of Ethiopia, Ethiopian Textile Industry Development Institute, International Trade Centre (ITC), Botswana Textile & Clothing Association (BTCA) & Botswana Trade & Investment Centre (BITC), apart from many Indian and overseas Industry associations from Ethiopia.

ITME Africa 2020 has 220 Exhibitors with country pavilions from India, China, Italy, Switzerland, Turkey and participation from additional Countries including South Africa, United Kingdom, Austria, Belgium, Egypt, Ethiopia & Ghana.

This one of its kind exhibition shall showcase under one roof various technologies by leading companies like LMW, LCC, ALG Group, Chemin, EL Nakeel, Erhardt+Leimer, Iideal Sheet, Inspiron, Jacobi, James Heal, Krossmark Innovations, Krsna Engimech, Kusters Calico, A.E.T. Huber Envirotech, Lakshmi Ring Travellers, Lathia Rubber, Laxmi Shuttleless Looms, Luciel, Mag Solvics, Naren, Perfect Equipments, Picanol, Prashant Gamatex, Precision, Premier Evolvics, Rabatex, Rossari, Sieger Spintech, Smew, Statex, Tech Mech, Texfab, Thakore, Vetal, Weavetech, Yamuna, Zimmer, etc. showcasing Spinning, Weaving, Processing, Wastewater Technology, Knitting, Dyestuff.

A special engineering pavilion by Engineering Export Promotion Council & Ministry of Commerce & Industry shall bring the Indian engineering expertise to the African shores.

Other activities concurrently planned during the exhibitions are;


Where the only development agency that is fully dedicated to supporting the internationalization of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), shall play a lead role in organising the B2B meetings, engaging people who are truly relevant for businesses, careers, or projects.

Apart from Ethiopia & India, participating in these meetings shall be from South Africa, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania, Zambia, Botswana, Ghana and more.


With the purpose to educate the industry and disseminate the information on Textile & Technology, various Technical seminars with well-versed speakers as well as industry experts shall be present for this programme.

These Technical Seminars with Interactive sessions shall be a platform to engage and update on various topics related to the Textile Industry


To work with a user-friendly interface, in-depth market information, and powerful investing tools, these Investment Seminars shall focus on investment opportunities in Ethiopia that can help generate attractive returns on resources are available in the Textile Industry.

Since Investment in Ethiopia has now evolved into what now is considered to be an attractive investment opportunity and a robust asset class, attracting a growing share of capital.


There shall be Banking Institutions & non-banking Institutions with various financial schemes available in Ethiopia. EXIM Bank shall be one of the key participants.

Mr. Hari Shankar Chairman, India ITME Society said, “ITME AFRICA 2020 is deemed to be more than a routine exhibition. It proposes to bring to the table complete solutions to Textile industry development in the continent through affordable technology, International exposure, Skill development through seminars and conferences, confluence of business houses, investment opportunities, Joint ventures, Access to Finance and Networking platforms with technocrats and educational institutes.

Overall, paving the way for a wave of knowledge, progress, growth and prosperity, ITME AFRICA 2020 is a must to participate event, especially in today’s highly competitive environment.”


The 11th edition India ITME series, which is the largest textile machinery & Technology event is to be held at IEML, Greater Noida from 10th – 15th December 2020. Mr. S. Hari Shankar, Chairman proposed special interactive session at the event for Ghana Delegation, whereby the Indian Textile Industry members can interact with Ghana delegation in depth at INDIA ITME 2020.

Apart from Ghana, there are several other countries with developing textile market who have confirmed their visit to INDIA ITME 2020, making it the most important & largest gathering of overseas buyers for textile technology & products so far in India.

These global events are the strategic efforts by India ITME Society to enable Textile and Textile Engineering Industry to Explore, Expand and Strengthen their respective market positions both in developed markets as well as developing markets across the world.

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